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H. Ty Warner

H. Ty Warner, American entrepreneur, manufacturing executive. Achievements include invention of Beanie Babies. Named one of Forbes 400: Richest Americans, since 1999, World's Richest People, Forbes Magazine, since 2001. Founder Ty Warner Park, Ty Warner Sea Center.

Background

  • Warner, H. Ty was born on September 3, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold and Georgia Warner.

  • Education

    • Student, Kalamazoo College.

    Career

    • Salesman Dakin Toys, Applause Inc., San Francisco. Founder, owner, president Ty Inc., Westmont, Illinois, since 1985. Owner Four Seasons, New York City, since 1999, San Ysidro Ranch, since 1999, Four Seasons Biltmore, since 2000, Sandpiper Golf Course, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of Beanie Babies.

    Membership

    Founder Ty Warner Park, Ty Warner Sea Center.

    Connections

    • father: Harold Warner
    • mother: Georgia Warner
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    Born September 3, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1985
      founder
      Westmont, Illinois, United States
    • 1999
      owner Four Seasons
    • 1999
      owner Four Seasons
    • 2003
      owner Four Seasons